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for health care in america. town halls are causing public uproar confusion. al li is curing the country on cnn express. joining us from the missouri state fair. talk about getting the pulse of america, what are you hearing? >> reporter: we have been driving from atlanta to des moines and passed through georgia, tennessee, kentucky, illinois, missouri, heading into kansas and iowa. we're talking to people in places smaller than what would get media coverage about health care. as the health care debate was heating up on tv, we were trying to get a quieter discussion going. there was plenty of disagreement where we went. we ended up in an interesting place, northwestern kentucky on the illinois border. we had a bit of a town hall meeting. one was a democratic candidate who ran in the last election and lost. she had very, very strong views on health care. here is a bit of a taste of what she told us. >> well, my husband and i are two of the 47 million plus that don't have health care. i'm not talking insurance. i want health care. my husband had diabetes and a bout with cancer. what insuran
of america actually has a solution to help them out with their cards. i listen. that's the first thing i do is listen. you know what, what happened? what put you in this situation? and everyone's situation is different. we always want to make sure that we're doing what's best for our cardholders. i'll go through some of his monthly expenses, if he has a mortgage payment, if he pays rent. and then i'll use all that information to try and see what kind of a payment he financially can handle. i want to help you. bank of america wants to help you through this difficult time. when they come to you and they say thank you, aj, for helping me with this problem, that's where we get our joy from. that's what motivates us everyday. >>> higher education doesn't come cheap and if you're a parent or a student or know a parent or student, we'll show you how to find a perfect college for your budget. joining us now, the author of the princeton' view's best 371 colleges. you actually interview students to find out what they think and they're the ones who are living this thing, so they are a great source. le
" starts right now. >>> well, august is make or break month for health care in america. town halls are causing public uproar, confusion running rampant. our key business correspondent ali velshi touring the country on what else? the cnn express. joining us now from the missouri state fair. talk about getting the pulse of america, ali, what are you hearing? >> reporter: yeah. this is a fantastic place to do that. we've been driving from atlanta to des moines and we passed through georgia, kentucky, tennessee. illinois, missouri heading into kansas and iowa and we're talking to people usually in places smaller than would normally get media coverage about health care. in the beginning of the week as the debate was really heating up on tv with the town hall meetings we were trying to get a quieter discussion going. there was plenty of disagreement where we went. we ended up in one interesting place in paducah, kentucky, northwestern kentucky just on the illinois border and had a bit of a town hall meeting. one of the women was formerly a congressional candidate. she was a democratic ca
the detroit big three. second, a lot of -- most of the toyotas and hondas bought are made in america by u.s. auto workers in tennessee, alabama, and kentucky. >> wheels with wheels. the companies are not in this country, but -- >> they're making the cars here. >> after cash for clunkers do we get a new program that takes its place? >> that's a great we. we got $2 billion more for our program. we have $3 billion. i think we'll get one more billion, but $4 billion, about a million cars taken off the road and a million families put in a new, more efficient car, now having less of a gas bill every single year. >> but you have been talking about something you call feebait. a tax on people who actually buy gas guzzlers. now we're not just incenting people to buy full-efficient cars, we're penializing people who don't. >> cash for clunkers costs a lot of money, $4 billion in this case. we want to look for a way for doing that so the u.s. taxpayer that doesn't have to lay out case. one way that's proposed is a feebeat. if you want to buy a guzzler, big escalade or suv, you pay an extra fee. on th
and happy that bank of america actually has a solution to help them out. i listen. that's the first thing i do is i listen. you know what, what happened? what put you in this situation? we always want to make sure that we're doing i'll go through some of his monthly expenses, if he has a mortgage payment, if he pays rent. and then i'll use all that information to try and see what kind of a payment he financially can handle. i want to help you. bank of america wants to help you through this difficult time. when they come to you and they say thank you aj, for helping me with this problem, that's where we get our joy from. the $9 grand entrance. walmart announces op tops for just nine dollars each. back to school costs less at walmart. save money. live better. walmart. . >>> who wouldn't like to have some extra cash in their wallet these days? our next guest is here to tell us how you can spend up to $500 less each month. we're not kidding. donna is a senior writer with "money" joining us now. your piece on -- in the magazine is fantastic. let's start off with phone bills. especially when you'
of the toyotas and hondas being bought are made in america by u.s. auto workers. in tennessee, alabama, mississippi. >> wheels within wheels. >> yes. >> they are. the companies themselves are obviously not in this country, japanese but -- >> they're making the cars right here. >> what's next? after cash for clunkers do we get a new program to take its place? >> a great question. we just got $2 billion more for the program. so, we have $3 billion. i think we need to get $1 billion more this coming fall maybe september/october. but a million cars taken off the road and a million families put in a new, more efficient car now having less of a gas bill every single year. >> you've been taking about something called fee-based. a tax on people who actually buy gas guzzlers. now we're not just incenting people to buy fuel efficient cars but actually penalizing people who don't. >> looking forward how do we continue to fund this thing? cash for clunkers costs a lot of money, $4 billion in this case. so we want to look for a revenue neutral way of doing that so the u.s. taxpayer doesn't have to
understand that there will be a prayer and that everybody is going to sing "god bless america." and there will probably be an opportunity for kennedy family members to come and greet them and say thank you. >> i also want to look ahead to the president. he's going to be delivering the eulogy at this funeral mass and this relationship between ted kennedy and barack obama, a lot of folks suggested in recent days barack obama might not be president of the united states right now were it not for that critical endorsement that senator kennedy provided a couple days after caroline kennedy endorsed barack obama over hillary clinton. things in the democratic party could have turned out differently. >> i think a whole lot of folks lay claim to have playing a role in electing president barack obama. there is no doubt that was a very important endorsement because of what it signaled although he did lose massachusetts. he was blown away by senator hillary clinton in that state so senator kennedy did not help him in that regard but certainly the kind of momentum that gave him the stamp of
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